|To:||Matthew Whitehead <mrw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>|
|Subject:||Re: Extended Attributes Question|
|Date:||Thu, 13 Oct 2005 20:39:26 +0200|
|Cc:||linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx, "'Kent Kamischke'" <kent@xxxxxxx>, Pamela Kennedy <pkennedy@xxxxxxx>|
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Matthew Whitehead wrote:
Could you modify the code of sys_creat/sys_open in fs/open.c to check for the existence of environment variables and set the attribute/value pairs automatically? Say, an environment variable with the prefix FILE_XATTR_* ?
Um, can't this be done entirely in userspace? The kernel should not be influnced by environment variables, IMHO. But perhaps I did not understand what you really meant....
Christian. -- BOFH excuse #384: it's an ID-10-T error
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